Pearson C1.1 - Editor - Global Editions in Noida, India

C1.1 - Editor - Global Editions

Description

Editor - Global Editions

Job description

In this excitingrole, the Editor will be responsible for publishing versions of Pearson HigherEducation titles for markets across the world.

They will buildmarket knowledge and strong contributor networks to commission content formarket-leading titles from the US, the UK and Pearson’s other internationalpublishing centres. Editors will be responsible for the timely delivery ofpremium titles and their related media/technology, tailored to the needs ofinternational markets.

The role involvesworking closely with Pearson colleagues internationally: Publishing, Editorial,Production, and Technology colleagues in the US, UK, India, and Asia; and Sales& Marketing colleagues worldwide. It’s a unique opportunity in HigherEducation publishing to work with markets and colleagues at a global level topublish truly international products. Travel will be required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining a publishing plan and commissioningpriorities

  • Working with contributors and Editorial, Production, and Technologycolleagues to deliver high-quality publications, and their related supplements,in a timely fashion

  • Working with publishing colleagues around the world to establishfrontlist schedules and new-edition plans

  • Building a strong network of academic contributors and authors

  • Working with colleagues in Sales and Marketing internationallyto understand markets and maximize opportunities worldwide

  • Communicating publishing plans to colleagues worldwide

  • Working with Marketing and Sales teams to achieve sales targets

  • Championing and monitoring programme performance

List planning and financial management

Qualifications

You might currentlybe in Editorial, Production, Sales, Marketing, or Product Development. You willhave a track record of success and be able to demonstrate the right qualitiesto take on this unique role. You may also have experience of working in aninternational publishing environment. You will be expected to:

  • demonstrate strong project management skills

  • work closely with content in the relevant disciplines

  • shape and develop ideas into successful, saleable material

  • be market-focused and commercially driven

  • build strong personal networks in the relevant academic andmarket communities

  • champion your role both inside and outside the organization

  • demonstrate excellent communication and organization skills

  • work flexibly in a team and inspire those around you

  • be sensitive to the needs of working in different cultures

Primary Location: IN-IN-Noida

Work Locations: IN-Noida-WTT Sector 16 World Trade Tower, 15th Floor New Okhla Industrial Development Area Noida

Job: Publishing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 19, 2017

Req ID: 1709322